Preferred care less likely for black cancer patients

December 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Dec2009, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p139
The article accounts on a study conducted by several researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts regarding racial disparities in end-of-life care. Findings of the study indicate that African American patients' treatment preferences were less likely to be noticed compared to American patients. It also shows that the latter has appeared to receive more effective preferences for aggressive care in the state.


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